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The Captain Digby Pub/Restaurant above Kingsgate Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.
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About Broadstairs

At almost every corner of this popular resort are reminders of the towns association with the famous novelist, Charles Dickens. Bleak House, named for his novel, was once his home. Bleak House, is to the north side of the town and it from here that Dickens wrote David Copperfield. Just across the bay is Dickens House which he immortalised in David Copperfield as the home of Betsey Trotwood. This house is now a museum and is open daily throughout the summer and in Dickens' day it belonged to a certain Miss Mary Strong who is thought to have been the model for Betsy Trotwood. Each year Broadstairs hosts a Dickens festival, this is a lively event and attractive event, when everyone dresses in Dickensian costume. Followers of Dickens come from all over to attend the week-long festival.

There is a delightful little harbour which is sheltered by a small pier, and swimming from the sandy beach is both safe and a pleasure. Of historic note is a Portcullis Arch built during the reign of Henry VIII, this is known as York Gate.

Shopping facilities in Broadstairs are excellent and there are several delightful inns and restaurants. It is a place that is truly a pleasure to visit at any time of year.

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Aria House Luxury Bed and Breakfast in Broadstairs, Kent, England

Aria House Luxury Bed and Breakfast

Broadstairs, Kent, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
Around 5 minutes’ walk from the beach and harbour, Aria House Luxury Bed and Breakfast in Broadstairs offers elegant accommodation on the Thanet coast. The 5-star rated Aria House provides free park...
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South Lodge Guest House in Broadstairs, Kent, England

South Lodge Guest House

Broadstairs, Kent, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, South Lodge Guest House offers accommodation in Broadstairs, in a 1866 Victorian House. Free private parking is available on site. All rooms are equipped ...
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Merriland in Broadstairs, Kent, England

Merriland

Broadstairs, Kent, England (0.2 miles, 0.4 km)
Offering a garden, Merriland offers pet-friendly accommodation in Broadstairs. Avebury Circle is 31 km away. Free WiFi is provided and free private parking is available on site....
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Bayside Guesthouse in Broadstairs, Kent, England

Bayside Guesthouse

Broadstairs, Kent, England (0.3 miles, 0.4 km)
Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Bayside Guesthouse offers accommodation in Broadstairs. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Each room includes a flat-screen TV. Some units include a seating area ...
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Broadstairs House Boutique B&B By The Sea in Broadstairs, Kent, England4 stars

Broadstairs House Boutique B&B By The Sea

Broadstairs, Kent, England (0.3 miles, 0.4 km)
This flint-fronted bed and breakfast was built in 1860, and is a 5-minute walk from Viking Bay. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building, and you have free use the hotel’s private beach hut. ...
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Harbour Mews in Broadstairs, Kent, England

Harbour Mews

Broadstairs, Kent, England (0.3 miles, 0.5 km)
Set in Broadstairs, Harbour Mews offers self-catering accommodation with free WiFi. The property is 30 km from Avebury Circle and free private parking is available. A dishwasher and an oven can be fo...
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Nelson Cottage in Broadstairs, Kent, England

Nelson Cottage

Broadstairs, Kent, England (0.3 miles, 0.5 km)
Nelson Cottage is a holiday home set in Broadstairs in the Kent Region and is 30 km from Avebury Circle. It provides free private parking. The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher and an oven and th...
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Nearby travel help

Broadstairs Station(0.3 miles, 0.4 km)
Dumpton Park Station(0.8 miles, 1.3 km)
M20 Junction 13(21.9 miles, 35.3 km, direction SW)
M2 Junction 7(22.5 miles, 36.1 km, direction W)
Lydd Airport(35.3 miles, 56.8 km, direction SW)
London City Airport(60.3 miles, 97.0 km, direction W)
Broadstairs to London(68.3 miles, 109.9 km, direction W)